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Henry KingThe Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

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The story centers on the memories of a writer (Gregory Peck) who is taking a safari in Africa.
He develops a dangerous wound from a thorn prick, and lies awaiting his slow death.
The loss of physical capability causes him to look inside himself - at his memories of the past years, and how little he has actually accomplished in his writing.



This movie is part of the collection: Feature Films

Director: Henry King
Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck
Production Company: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Sponsor: k-otic
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Keywords: Adventure; Drama; Romance; Ernest Hemingway; Ava Gardner; Susan Hayward; Gregory Peck
Contact Information: www.k-otic.com

Creative Commons license: Public Domain


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Reviewer: patt17 - 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars - March 13, 2010
Subject: Hemingway's best story
Hemingway's semi-autobiographical story of the same name has a different ending, but otherwise, I think he'd approve. A superb lead actor, fine supporting cast (Leo G. Carroll adds a poignant dignity and a grace note as Harry Street's uncle, Ava Gardner is mesmerizing), excellent script, a Bernard Herrmann score (listen to the beautiful sax solo and French dance music in Paris) = a satisfying film experience. The one star review says: "Too much back story"?! The "back story" IS the story. "Too much dialog"? (as in a symphony has too many notes?) "Not enough story"? (there's nothing BUT story). Who cares about "stock footage"; this film is about human beings, not scenery. Hard to believe the one star and I watched the same film. Hemingway considered this his best story. Solve the riddle of the Snows of Kilimanjaro, and enjoy. Papa, RIP.

Reviewer: A/V Geek Skip - - November 2, 2007
Subject: PD
The film is public domain.

Reviewer: jimelena - 1.00 out of 5 stars - July 25, 2007
Subject: Good Lord
Everything i don't like in a film.
But you might like it.
Too much back story, too much dialog, too much stock footage.
Not enough story.


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